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Law and Courts

  • Williston Police Reports

    The WIlliston Police Department reports the following arrests:

    Maximo Ocampo of 12th Avenue, WIlliston was charged Jan. 24 with driving without a driver’s license.

    Silvio Arnoldo Figueroa Carrillo, 26, of NE 11th Avenue was arrested Jan. 22 and charged with domestic violence.’

    Jessie Newton Hale, 83, of 7th Street, Williston was charged Jan. 16 for having tag unassigned to vehicle.

    Thomas Andrew Holifield, 29, was charged with domestic battery Jan. 22.

  • Sexual predator moves

    Frank E. Raub, 34, a sexual predator who was convicted in Gilchrist County in 1998 for sexual battery on a child less than 12 years of age and another charge for lewd and lascivious on a victim under 16 years old, has changed addresses and is making it known, pursuant to Florida Statue 775.21.

    He now resides at 11531 NE 103rd Rd., Archer.

    For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and offenders residing in Levy County, or to search by zip code, visit www.flde.state.fl.us and go to the sexual data base.

     

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    Domingo Froilan Jimenez, 48; Nicholas Hernandez-Jimenez, 23 and Eric Gabriel Flaquer, 26, of Morriston were charged Jan. 12 with manufacturing/cultivating cannabis, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a search of a residence by the Levy County Drug Task Force turned up 82 marijuana plants growing in an outbuilding.

    Processed marijuana and pipes were found in the home, according to the arrest report.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • Timothy M. Luckey, 20, of Old Town was arrested Jan. 7 and charged with three counts grand theft, two counts burglary of a residence, burglary of a structure and two counts dealing in stolen property when he allegedly took a golf cart from a Cedar Key residence, and is suspected of stealing several others. Bond was $120,000.

    • Jimmy Edward Golden, 28, of Morriston was charged Jan. 10 on a Marion County warrant for grand theft. Bond was $5,000.

  • Man charged in toddler's death

    A Morriston man has been charged with aggravated manslaughter following the death of a toddler in November 2009.

    Kalin Halchak, 31, of NW 160th Avenue

    and Tiffany Baker, 20, of Belleview were charged Jan. 6 after two-month investigation by Marion County authorities.

    The case began Nov. 9, 2009, when detectives responded to Munroe Regional Medical Center in reference to a child who was brought in by his mother and later pronounced dead. The child’s mother, Tiffany Baker, told officials the toddler had ingested medication.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Office

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    Rolando Perez-Melendez, 18, of Williston was charged with sexual battery Dec. 18.

    Drew Anthony Gore, 18, of Ocala was charged with burglary, grand theft, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carry a concealed firearm Dec. 28. Bond was $20,000.

    Jeremy Mason Arrington, 29, of Chiefland was charged with two counts larceny and burglary of a structure Jan. 1. Bond was $20,000.

  • Blair trial delayed

    The trial of former Levy County EZDA Director Pamela Williams Blair has been delayed until March 1 to allow her attorney time to recover from surgery.

    Blair, who was indicted in November 2008 along with suspended County Commissioners Sammy Yearty and Tony Parker,  is accused to lying to a federal agent during a political corruption investigation.

  • Don't drink and drive

    On Dec. 31, the Levy County Sheriff’s Office will host a DUI, Driver’s License Vehicle Safety Check Point on SR 121 in the area of 250 NE 6th Blvd in the city of Williston from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

    This will be a part of a statewide effort to crack down on impaired driving over the holidays.

    Drivers are asked have their insurance, registration and driver’s license ready when entering the check point.

     

  • Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    Yolanda Regina White, 37, of Williston was charged Dec. 21 with possession of cannabis more than 20 grams, maintaining a drug dwelling, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis with the intent to distribute. Bond was $10,000.

    Richard N. Corbin, 44, of Williston was arrested Dec. 23 with corruption by threat and resisting without violence after he was picked up on violation of probation (VOP) warrant. Bond was $4,000.

  • Criminal sentences handed down

    The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros–dropped–in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records.

    August: Debbie J. Barfield, 55, of Chiefland, driving with a suspended or revoked license, 90 days with credit for 17 days served; and attaching tag not assigned to vehicle, 60 days with credit for 17 days served, served concurrently. Must pay jail fund and civil judgement.